Travel update: Bus strike “severely” affecting services

A bus strike which began this morning in north London has “severely” affected services in the area.

The strike, by members of the Unite union who work for Arriva London North, is taking place because of a dispute over pay.

It began at 3am this morning and is due to finish at 2.59am tomorrow.

Transport for London (TfL) said there were 50 affected bus routes, with one, the 135, operating as normal and a further 16 operating a limited service.

As well as routes in north London some bus services into central London have also been affected.

TfL is anticipating Tube stations including Victoria, Seven Sisters, Tottenham Hale, Wood Green and Turnpike Lane are going to be busier than normal today due to the walkout.